"All that really exists - there is in the present" - these words prinadg Boris Pasternak. However, the stories are known people, endowed with a special gift to see the future events, which are separated from the date of the prediction for tens and even hundreds of years.
Star is Wormwood
There are legends that the Chernobyl accident, which occurred on 26 April 1986 and was the largest man-made disaster in the history of mankind, many seers foretold. But the early prediction, perhaps, relates to biblical times. In the "Revelation of St.. St. John the Evangelist, "there are these words:" And the third angel sounded, and there fell a great star from heaven, burning like a torch, and it fell upon the third part of the rivers and on the springs of water. The name of the star is Wormwood: and the third part of the waters became wormwood, and many men died of the waters, because they were made bitter. " Mugwort has a popular name - Chernobyl, mugwort.
ALMOST - is not considered
German philosopher and theologian of the XIII century. Albertus Magnus von Bolshtedt predicted that "Germany will be on the edge of three victories in a period of 700 years, it is almost three times possess the world." For the first time Germany tried to fight for supremacy in the XVI century. Then Charles V of Habsburg took the throne of the Holy Roman Empire, at the same time he was a Spanish king. Second futile attempt was made Hohenzollern dynasty in the early XX century., The third - by the Nazis at the end of the first half of XX century. Thus, Germany is really three times in 700 years was a step away from the coveted victory.
The young lion will overcome the OLD
In 1558 published the first part of the book of Nostradamus "prediction", dedicated to King Henry II. It said: "The young lion will overcome the old one on the field of battle in a single duel, he vykolet his eyes in a golden cage." April 13, 1559 at the celebration of the signing of the peace between France and Spain, Henry II in a jousting match with the captain of the Scottish Guard, Count Gabriel Montgomery, was seriously wounded. Sharp piece of wooden spears Montgomery was in the slot helmet king and pierced to the eye, resulting in Henry II fell from his horse. Ten days later he died.
You will become empresses
In 1794, Josephine de Beauharnais and her friend looked into the salon a young but already very popular fortuneteller Marie Lenormand. Josephine laughing by the news that will empress. The next visitor Lenormand was a short man in a military uniform. He prophetess foretold six high post and the title of emperor, saying that fate will be kind to him only up to 40 years, as long as he does not leave the companion sent by Providence. Two years later, Napoleon and Josephine were married in 1804, Napoleon declared himself emperor, and even five years later divorced her ... The campaign ended in failure in 1812 before the invincible army of Napoleon.
AFRAID OF WHITE HORSE
German-old fortune teller who lived in St. Petersburg, in front of witnesses foretold young Alexander Pushkin "forward to receiving money, an unexpected proposal, the glory and honor of compatriots, two references," and that "he will live a long time if a 37-year life does not happen to him no harm on a white horse, or a white head or a white man. " Upon returning home, Alexander found himself in a letter with money (old debt Lyceum comrade). A few days later he received an offer from General Orlov concerning promotion. After almost two decades, when Pushkin was 37, he was fatally wounded in a duel with Georges d'Anthes, a horse who had a white suit.
PETERSBURG not surrender
In St. Petersburg archives contain entry, dated 1913, made by a certain Anna Ironman, student clairvoyant and Wonderworker of Grigory Rasputin: "One teacher angry with the Germans shouted in the face of one of them, that they have inside de rotten, Trebukhova . And then he turned to me and said, "I know, I know, surrounded Petersburg, hunger will starve! God, how many people will die, and all because of this nemchuru! But they can not see St. Petersburg! Nakos, death, go to bed hungry, but do not let them! "After that calmed down and asked for tea, and the question of when it will happen, he replied:" From my death - the year of the 25th. "
Rasputin was killed in 1916, and after a quarter century of Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union and took in the blockade of Leningrad.
TERRIBLE DEATH cabin boy
In 1838, Edgar Allan Poe wrote "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym." In it, three sailors on a lifeboat drifting in the South Seas, mad with hunger eat his friend - the cabin boy, Richard Parker. 46 years after the tragedy, described by, repeated in life. After the schooner "Lace" crashed and all possibilities have been exhausted to satisfy hunger, some starved sailors ate the cabin boy named Richard Parker. Parents named their child, Richard Parker, apparently, were not familiar with the work in progress, or they would be good to think before giving a name newborn son.
I SEE TANKS
Another prophecy associated with World War II, did Wolf Messing, a brilliant psychic and clairvoyant, whose fame resounded throughout the world. In 1937, at the concert in a theater in Warsaw, said: "If Hitler make war against the East, it is waiting for death." In winter 1940, the club room of the NKVD to the question about what he thought of the Soviet-German pact, said: "I see a tank with red stars on the streets of Berlin." Half years before the German invasion of the USSR troops messing anticipated victory of the Soviet people in the bloodiest war in human history.
The futility of the "Titanic"
In 1898, a London journalist Morgan Robertson published a novel small quantities "Futility", which tells of the tragic voyage huge transatlantic liner "Titan". Cold April night ship struck an iceberg and sank, taking with them more than a thousand lives. Robertson was a violent fantasy nightmare prophecy: on the night of April 14, 1912 in the Atlantic, was killed in similar circumstances "Titanic" - the largest and most luxurious ship of the time. Moreover, the "Titanic" and his literary predecessors were almost identical specifications.
Blind clairvoyant Vanga hit his gift contemporaries. In 1989, she foretold, "Brothers American fall, the birds peck iron. Wolves howl in the bush, and innocent blood will flow the river. " September 11, 2001, after an air attack by terrorists in New York collapsed World Trade Center, called the twins. U.S. President at the time was George W. Bush (from the English. Bush - a bush), and unleashed his administration's military campaign in the Middle East, according to various estimates has claimed a million lives.
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